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Memorial Day

Minden Friday, May 24 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. — Minden American Legion Unit #94 will be serving root beer floats at the Windmill to celebrate Poppy Day. This free will offering event is open to all veterans, their families, and the general public. Monday, May 27 5:45 a.m. ­— The Legion and VFW w...

Keeping The Family Tradition

On May 15, East Elementary third grade students filled the one room schoolhouse at Pioneer Village where they learned about Native Americans, pioneers, and the history of Kearney County. Jane Christensen brings the lessons to life as she continues a tradition her mother started more than 40 years ag...

Community Invited to Open House For KCHS Senior Life Solutions Program

Community members are invited to join the Senior Life Solutions Program at Kearney County Health Services for an open house on Thursday, May 23 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Location of the open house is 846 East Hawthorne on the Kearney County Health Services campus. Michelle Garrett, BSN, RN, Senior...

Public Advocates For Ag Education At MPS School Board Meeting

The May 13 regular meeting of the Minden Public Schools Board of Education was well attended by the public. Parents, alumni, agriculture industry workers, and Franklin FFA students took advantage of the open forum for public comments to advocate for FFA and Agriculture Education in Minden schools. T...

Historical Society Speaker June 2

The Kearney County Historical Society will host an Open House program on the 1935 Republican River Flood with speaker Joy Hayden on June 2 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 206 N. Colorado Avenue in Minden. The public is invited to attend this free event and to enjoy refreshments after the p...

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Summer Lunch Program Starts June 3

The school year is over, but kids can still enjoy a free hot meal at East Elementary. Minden Public Schools in conjunction with the Minden Ministerial Association and Minden Community Action Partnership...

Libraries Preparing Activities For All Ages This Summer

Libraries across the country are encouraging patrons to explore their world and beyond with the Universe of Stories Summer Reading program. Local libraries are participating with a variety of activities,...

Supervisors Approve Amended Budget

The Kearney County Board of Supervisors continued discussion relating to no sale tax foreclosures during the May 7 regular meeting. County Attorney Melodie Bellamy informed the board there are three foreclosure...

Anderson Makes Metal Dugout Signs For MASC Ballfields

Minden High School sophomore Abigayl Anderson created a project in her Advanced Metals class that will benefit the Minden Area Sports Commission. Her metal signs will be placed on dugouts at Augie Nelson...

Audit Report 2017 Presented To Council

The Minden City Council began their May 6 regular meeting with an audit report presentation for Fiscal Year 2017 by Karen Labenz from Dana F. Cole. An unmodified audit report was submitted and Labenz outlined...

MHS Textiles Receives New Quilting Machine

Fiske And Schoone Headed To FCCLA National Conference

Minden Quiz Bowl Completes Successful Season

Trustees Hear About New Service Line Senior Life Solutions

Brandt Completes Community Catalyst Program With European Trip To Rejuvenate Her Passion Of The Arts

Kathi Schutz Introduced As New Chamber Director

Encouraging Young Golfers With SNAG

Supervisors Hold Public Hearing

Emergency Responders Participate In Disaster Drill

County Wide Cleanup May 3-4

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Wheelock Claims Gold In B 1,600 And 3,200, Chasek Repeats As B 110 Hurdle Champ

The Minden Whippet track and field team concluded its 2019 season on Friday and Saturday, May 17 and 18 by competing in the Nebraska State Track and Field Championships held at Omaha Burke Stadium. Minden...

Wildcats Repeat As 2019 State Track Champions

Champions again! The Axtell boys earned their second consecutive Class D state track and field title at Omaha Burke Stadium on May 17 and 18 and finished off another perfect season just as they did last...

Axtell Boys Win District, Girls Are Runner Up From D-6 Meet, Cats, Falcons Qualify 20 For State

Axtell's boys will make a run at defending their Class D state track and field championship after a strong performance at the 12-team D-6 district meet at Sandy Creek on May 10. The Cats' 147 points comfortably...

Whippets Qualify Nine From B-5 District In Lexington

The Minden Whippet track and field team competed in the Class B District 5 meet hosted by Lexington High School on Thursday in cold, overcast and breezy conditions. The weather didn’t stop the Whippets...

Minden, Axtell, W-H Qualifies 29 To State Track Meet

The Minden Whippets, Axtell Wildcats and Wilcox-Hildreth Falcons will represent the area at the 2019 Nebraska State Track and Field Championships on Friday and Saturday, May 17 and 18 in Omaha at Burke...

Kinkade, Soderquist Medal For Cats At FKC Golf Meet

Chasek Wins Hurdle Title At Howard Wood Relays

Birkestrand Medals For Dawgs At SWC Invitational Friday

Minden Concludes 2019 Season At Cozad Invite

Wildcats End 2019 Regular Season At Elm Creek Inv.

Falcons Compete At Alma Twilight Meet

Axtell Boys And Girls Win 2019 FKC Track Titles

Minden Boys Second, Girls Seventh At 2019 SWC Meet

Whippet Golfers At Holdrege Invite

Birkestrand Medals At Broken Bow Inv.